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In the end we shall have had enough of cynicism and skepticism and humbug and we shall want to live more musically. (Quote by - Vincent van Gogh)

No man in his heart is quite so cynical as a well-bred woman. (Quote by - William Somerset Maugham)

Card acknowledged the White House was stunned by the caustic opposition from some members of the president's party. I don't think they know her, .. I'm a little surprised that they came out of the box so cynically. (Quote by - Andy Card)

Cynics are well-informed optimists. (Quote by - Jeff Frieden)

I think we too often make choices based on the safety of cynicism, and what we're lead to is a life not fully lived. Cynicism is fear, and it's worse than fear - it's active disengagement. (Quote by - Ken Burns)

I am not the Anne Bancroft interpretation, .. I'm back to doing what I do. Flamboyant, cynical and foul-mouthed, and drinks and smokes and says 'Go (expletive) in your shoes.' Loved it. (Quote by - Shirley MacLaine)

Inside every cynical person, there is a disappointed idealist. (Quote by - George Carlin)

The energy level is way up, and cynicism is way down. Students are choosing sides now. (Quote by - David King)

Obasanjo has openly endorsed violence as a means of governance, embraced and empowered individuals whose avowed declarations, confessions and acts are cynically contrary to the mandate that alone upholds the legitimacy and dignity of his office. (Quote by - Wole Soyinka)

It's the subversive nature of how we deal with family values. I think what's really exciting about the show is the nonjudgmental look we have on our characters. It enables us to dramatize the way a family works without being cynical. (Quote by - Will Scheffer)

A cynical plan has been launched in Ukraine to destroy this administration. (Quote by - Viktor Yushchenko)

There is nothing so pitiful as a young cynic because he has gone from knowing nothing to believing nothing. (Quote by - Maya Angelou)

A cynic is someon who knows the price of everything, but the value of nothing. (Quote by - Oscar Wilde)

Work overload and ambiguity about a company's strategy lead to worker cynicism and this cynicism influences employees to play fast and loose. The ends become more important than the means. (Quote by - Li Ma)

He said, 'I'm just grateful for the work'. I thought he would be cynical like me, but he had this immense gratitude. (Quote by - Winona Ryder)

A cynic is a man who, when he smells flowers, looks around for a coffin. (Quote by - Henry Louis Mencken)

You will find that there is a very significant skepticism or cynicism that has been developing among law students -- and has been for quite some time, .. That may be attributed in part, if not in whole, to the approach that is being advanced by the law schools. (Quote by - Bruce Green)

If you're sick and tired of the politics of cynicism and polls and principles, come and join this campaign. (Quote by - George W. Bush)

The problems of the world cannot possibly be solved by skeptics or cynics whose horizons are limited by the obvious realities. We need men who can dream of things that never were. (Quote by - John Fitzgerald Kennedy)

At no time was there a cynical scheme to displace thousands of hard-working state employees. (Quote by - Ernie Fletcher)

It's not that the Irish are cynical. It's rather that they have a wonderful lack of respect for everything and everybody. (Quote by - Brendan Behan)

I read some of my stories recently and thought, 'How in the hell did I get away with that?' I had some really raw cynicism in some of them. (Quote by - Carl Barks)

Sometimes, you know, the president is a father-like figure in American society, to most Americans, even today, no matter how cynical we've become. And people don't want to think that daddy's a bum all the time. They don't want to think that Daddy's a liar, a cheat and a fraud. (Quote by - Alec Baldwin)

These actions are outrageous and demonstrate the toxic level that political cynicism has reached in state government. (Quote by - Bill Burga)

Don't be a cynic and disconsolate preacher. Don't bewail and moan. Omit the negative propositions. Challenge us with incessant affirmatives. Don't waste yourself in rejection, or bark against the bad, but chant the beauty of the good. (Quote by - Ralph Waldo Emerson)

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